We are registered dietitians who work with people every day to help them to learn about healthy eating. Registered Dietitians are the nation’s food and nutrition experts. We hope to share practical and accurate nutrition advice.

Laura Isaacson MS, RD, FAND, CD

Laura has been the Director of Clinical Nutrition Services here at UHH since 2013. She has 17 years of experience, with previous experience in Neurosciences ICU at UW Health and NICU at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Laura is a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is current President of the WI Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (WAND).  When she’s not busy managing the department, providing nutrition care to inpatients, and staying involved with WAND, Laura can be found riding her horses, hiking, and spending time with her husband and their two boys.

Sara Suardini MS, RD, CD

Sara has been a part of the UHH nutrition team since 2015. Sara has 7 years of experience, and has previously worked with the Bariatric Surgery Clinic in Denver, CO.

Sara primarily works with the residents living at Bloomfield Healthcare. Sara has 4 children ages 5 and under, and we are fortunate to keep her on board after the birth of twin baby girls in January 2017.


Nola Endres MS, RD, CNSC, CD

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Nola joined our team in September of 2016, and we are truly lucky to have her!

Nola is an expert in cardiothoracic surgery and heart failure, where she worked with UW Health for 30  years. She is additionally certified as a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician. Nola takes care of our residents at the Nursing and Rehab Center, sees outpatients, and counsels our Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab program participants. When not at UHH, Nola can be found crafting wool mittens and cheering on her 4 children.


Jaclyn Wilkinson RD, CDE, CD

Jackie will be our newest addition to the nutrition team, starting early October of this year. Until then, she will be busy loving the newest addition to her family, a baby boy born in July.

Jackie comes to UHH from Watertown Regional Medical Center, where she worked for 4 years as a Certified Diabetes Educator. Jackie plans to develop our diabetes education program, to better serve our community. We couldn’t be more excited to have her expertise on board!


Valerie Koschnick RD, CD

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Val has been a dietitian at Upland Hills since August of 2017. She provides inpatient, outpatient, and long term care contract dietitian services at Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County, the Lafayette Manor, and New Glarus Home. She was hired onto the Clinical Nutrition team after completing her dietetic internship rotations here at UHH, Community Connections Free Clinic, and Mineral Point Elementary School. During her internship, she was recognized as the Dietetic Intern of the Year by the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Val graduated from UW-Madison in 2014 and went on to work at UW Hospital for two years as a dietetic technician. Val is also a registered yoga teacher and teaches adult & kids yoga classes at High Barre movement studio in Mineral Point and Bliss Flow Yoga in Madison.



Visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website for credible nutrition information: http://www.eatright.org.

Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: http://www.eatrightwisc.org

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Join Val for a yoga class at The High Barre in Mineral Point: https://www.thehighbarre.net/


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